Indian Navy Helps Mumbaikars, Distributes Breafast at Parel and CSMT stations

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Mumbai is witnessing very heavy rains and water logging situation has stranded many people from 36 hours or more. The Indian Navy is helping each one stuck in the floods.

The western naval command has made arrangements to provide shelters to Mumbaikars who were left stranded away from their homes due to incessant rains and water logging in the city.

The rains on Tuesday were for the entire day and the rainfall was around 298 mm which was the the highest in a day in August since 1997.

The navy has kept five flood rescue teams with two diving teams ready to render assistance at different locations across Mumbai.

According to spokesperson navy, the shelters of the navy were provided at four places, Shelters being provided at Sagar Institute Colaba;INS Trata Worli; INS Hamla Marve; & Material Orgn (MBI) Ghatkopar. Also, the Indian Navy community kitchens provided food at Churchgate, Byculla, Parel/ CST/Worli/Tardeo, Mumbai Central/Dadar/ Mankhurd/Chembur/Malad/ Ghatkopar.

Naval helicopters are kept on standby if there is any eventuality after heavy rains battered. Flood rescue teams and divers are ready for immediate deployment.

Indian Navy, true to their tradition always acted swiftly to prevent any mishappenings on the day. The meteorological department has forecast more rainfalls in the coming time.

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